Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab
Affiliate Investigator(s): Paul Gayes (Coastal Carolina University)
Information Specialist(s): Jane Denny
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Sidescan
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map the shoreface off north Myrtle Beach using sidescan sonar, interferometric bathymetry, and SUBSCAN sub-bottom system.
Start Date: 2002-05-01
Start Port/Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
End Date: 2002-05-22
End Port/Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
Equipment Used: Seismic reflection, DGPS, Digital camera, Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sidescan-sonar, swath bathymetry, and high-resolution chirp sub-bottom data were collected within the nearshore region off the coast of Myrtle Beach, SC (within 1 km of the shoreline).
Staff: Wayne Baldwin, Jane Denny, David Nichols, William Schwab, Charles Worley
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Bill Schwab (co-PI), Jane Denny (Data Processing), Dave Nichols (Electronics Technician), Chuck Worley (Electronics Technician), Wayne Baldwin (Watch Stander).
Baldwin, W.E., Denny, J.F., Schwab, W.C., Gayes, P.T., Morton, R.A., and Driscoll, N.W., 2007, Geologic framework studies of South Carolina's Long Bay from Little River Inlet to Winyah Bay, 1999-2003; geospatial data release: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1346, DVD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1346/.
Schwab, W.C., Gayes, P. T., Morton, R. A., Driscoll, N. W., Baldwin, W. E., Barnhardt, W. A., Denny, J. F., Harris, M. S., Katuna, M. P., Putney, T. R., Voulgaris, G., Warner, J. C., and Wright, E. E., 2009, Coastal change along the shore of northeastern South Carolina; the South Carolina coastal erosion study, Barnhardt, W.A. (ed.): U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1339, 77 p. URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/circ1339/.
Schwab, W.C., Gayes, P.T., Morton, R.A., Driscoll, N.W., Baldwin, W.E., Barnhardt, W.A., Denny, J.F., Harris, M.S., Katuna, M.P., Putney, T.R., Voulgaris, G., Warner, J.C., and Wright, E.E., 2009, in Barnhardt, W.E., ed., Coastal change along the shore of northeastern South Carolina; the South Carolina coastal erosion study: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1206, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1206/.